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Latest Version 2.1 - April 2020

Easily convert between Binary, Decimal and Hexadecimal

Bases is an easy to use, base converter. Type in hexadecimal, decimal or binary values (8 bit or 16 bit) and see the value converted and the unicode character equivalent along with the Unicode descriptor text.

The application can displays;

  • Decimal
  • Hexadecimal
  • Binary
  • Associated Character (if any)
  • Unicode Descriptions

Note: This application was primarily designed for the iPhone but can also be used on an iPad. It actually works great if you share the iPad screen with my HexToASCII application

New Features (Version 2.1);

  • Updated to run on latest versions of IOS.
  • Added dark mode.
  • Updated interface to comply with latest IOS design guides.

Features (Version 1.2);

  • Changed home screen layout to display larger character or emoji.
  • Added the ability to filter the Unicode view based on character descriptions.
  • Added more Unicode descriptions.
  • Added ability to automatically lookup home screen value in unicode list.
  • iPad version now supports split screen mode.
  • iPad version now sizes home screen fonts proportionally.
  • iPad version supports copying by dragging from the unicode list view.
  • Audio and haptic feedback when using custom keyboard.
  • Fixed one or two minor bugs.

Features (Version 1.1);

  • New UTF16 character lookup table.
  • Lookup characters using hexadecimal or Decimal.
  • Browse using user defined increments.
  • Obtain character descriptions, where available.
  • See enlarged preview, great for previewing emoji.


  • 8 bit and 16 bit modes.
  • Unicode descriptions of various character and control code.
  • Increment or decrement values at the touch of a button.
  • Right shift or left bits.
  • If a value has an associated character it will be displayed.
  • Any or all values can be copied to the clipboard. (Just touch the value you want to copy)
  • Supports split screen mode on iPad Pro.

Initially developed to assist me to explain both hexadecimal and binary arithmetic. I thought it would be good to share. Enjoy!

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